## Wave Sensing, Undersampling

Wavefield retrieval, manifold learning and data reduction Wavefield retrieval from surface array data There have been extensive efforts in developing data regularization strategies and...## Wave Packets: Nonlinear Approximation, Compression, Sparse Sampling

Multi-scale physics of seismic waves In building a detailed understanding of the propagation and scattering of waves, that is, their interaction with complex media...## Extended Isochron Rays

Microlocal analysis of seismic body waves and linearized inverse problems – Imaging A separated scale representation of variations in medium properties leads to the...## Downward Continuation Based Extended Imaging

Microlocal analysis of seismic body waves and linearized inverse problems – Imaging A separated scale representation of variations in medium properties leads to the...## Thermal Anomaly, Transition Zone, Hawaii

Microlocal analysis of seismic body waves and linearized inverse problems – Imaging A separated scale representation of variations in medium properties leads to the...## Core-Mantle Boundary, Post-Perovskite Phase Transition and D”

Microlocal analysis of seismic body waves and linearized inverse problems – Imaging A separated scale representation of variations in medium properties leads to the...## Scattering, Random Media and Interferometry

Multi-scale physics of seismic waves In building a detailed understanding of the propagation and scattering of waves, that is, their interaction with complex media...## Anisotropic surface-wave tomography – Tibetan plateau

Free oscillations, surface waves and spectral theory I revisited the construction and analysis of the relevant system of elasto-gravitational equations describing the free oscillations...## Carbonite Rock and Fracture

Fast algorithms, massively parallel computing Direct structured solvers and time-harmonic waves In the invere boundary value problem, to probe the Dirichlet-to-Neumann map, one needs...## Discontinuous Galerkin Method: Rough surface of a carbonate rock sample.

Fast algorithms, massively parallel computing Direct structured solvers and time-harmonic waves In the invere boundary value problem, to probe the Dirichlet-to-Neumann map, one needs...Scattering, Imaging and Inverse Problems; Theoretical and Computational Seismology

Main Fields

- Inverse problems and microlocal analysis, and applications in exploration seismology and global seismology, coupled to geodynamics
- Multi-dimensional imaging, inverse scattering and tomography
- Nonlinear inverse boundary value problems: direct and iterative reconstruction; geometric inverse problems
- Development of multiscale methods and nonlinear theories of generalized functions applied to scattering and inverse scattering in media of low regularity, highly discontinuous and random media
- Structured matrix based methods, and massively parallel algorithms
- Journey to the Center of the Earth »

Recent Publications

**Common conversion point stacking of receiver functions versus passive source reverse time migration and wavefield regularization**, Geophys. J. Int. (2017) in print, with X. Shang and R.D. van der Hilst.**Reconstruction of Lamé moduli and density at the boundary enabling directional elastic wavefield decomposition**, SIAM J. Appl. Math. (2017) in print, with G. Nakamura and J. Zhai. View »**Uniqueness and Lipschitz stability of an inverse boundary value problem for timeharmonic elastic waves**, Inverse Problems (2017) in print, with E. Beretta, E. Francini, S. Vessella and J. Zhai. View »

Maarten V. De Hoop

**Simons Chair in Computational and Applied Mathematics and Earth Science**-
Rice University

2035 Duncan Hall

713-348-5723

mdehoop@rice.edu **Geo-Mathematical Imaging Group**

Energy and Environment Initiative

713-348-4319

News

- 11/6/2017 - 11/19/2017

Workshop: Recent Advances in Seismic Modeling and Inversion: From Analysis to Applications - 10/2/2017 - 10/3/2017

Houston Imaging Sciences Symposium - 01/18/2017 - 01/20/2017

MATH+X Symposium on Seismology and Inverse Problems -
9/1/2016

POST-DOC Position Opening -
9/1/2016

PHD Student Opening - All News »